Sd.Kfz. 254 Mittlere Gepanzerte Beobachtungskraftwagen. This small, light armored, fully tracked vehicle was used by the Wehrmacht as an artillery observation vehicle. The wheels could be lowered for travel on roads. 140 were produced, and it saw service in North Africa.
Oftentimes, it was easier to drive one's vehicle into a stream and use the stream as the road, thus avoiding the "road" that is an endless mud lake. Here, a Schützenpanzer fighting vehicle takes the stream option in western Russia, Oct
A truck mounted anti-tank gun in the Western Desert, 31 May not the equal of the famed German 88 mm, but a local modification aimed at giving it the mobility to co-operate with armour in the way at which the Afrika Korps was so adept.